“Farewell” said Captain Cook in 1770, and the name stuck March 17th 2011 March 16th - 17th 2011
We seem to have formed a habit or custom over the years that each year someone has a birthday or an anniversary or some important date somewhere different or special. Whether we are overseas (I had a great birthday in a hurricane in Cuba one year) or in New Zealand, we make an effort to ensure that day is one to remember. Sometimes its just a tour somewhere inter ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Golden Bay The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
We were twotravelbugs but now we are five we have become the travelbug tribe! We hope to instil in our daughters our love of travel, of exploring, of discovering. We are full of ideas and excitement, just waiting for our chance to see more of the world and bring them along with us.
Feel free to read through some of our travels. Many of our adventures were before we discovered travelblog so you'll just have to ask us about those. We have grouped some of our blogs into 'trips', shown below. Click on the relevant tab to see where we went and what we thought. Ot... full info